Erik ten Hag is trying to stay sober after all the eulogies to him in the last few weeks. The trainer of Ajax wanted to Friday does not say how he faces possible contract extension.
“I focus only on the matches and now wants to not comment on contracts,” said Ten Hag at a press conference in Amsterdam. “We have races to continue to win, that is the most important.”
After the historic 1-2 victory at Juventus in the quarter-finals of the Champions League, The Telegraaf that Ajax in the short term with the success coach to the table want to speak about renewal, and improvement of his contract.
Under Ten Hag is Ajax still eligible for three awards: in the Premier league is fighting the leader with PSV for the championship title, on may 5, to play Ajax in the cup final against Willem II and in the semi-finals of the Champions League (30 april and 8 may) is Tottenham Hotspur the opponent.
The 49-year-old At the Hag’s working on his first full season in the Johan Cruijff ArenA. His current commitment expires in the summer of 2020.
Summary Juventus-Ajax (1-2)
At Hag is not concerned with possible interest from abroad
By the impressive array of Ajax in the Champions League comes At the Hag may be in the picture for the European top clubs. The trainer says that it is not working. “I am a sober man.”
“As a club disappointing performance drop, than everyone is falling all over the trainer. If it goes well, then you get compliments. And if it is going quite well, and then there are superlatives.”
Ten Hag has himself 24 hours of the time given to enjoy the victory in Turin and read many messages from media at home and abroad. There, he tries as little as possible to attract.
“I need to stay sober. We must be in the concentration to continue, and as a trainer I have the example in. The first match is the most important.”
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Ten Hag had a reunion with Guardiola ‘nice’ found
Wednesday turned out that the Striker, the opponent is Ajax in the semi-finals of the Champions League. The London-based team took on the basis of away goals in the last four with a 4-3 defeat against Manchester City.
“What a great match, eh?”, said Ten Hag. “The shot really on all sides, I enjoyed it.”
He had a slight preference for City as an opponent. “I had liked to Guardiola”, said the former coach of the reserveteam of Bayern Munich, where the Spanish top trainer when the main power led.
“But the fact that the Spurs City can be beat, indicates that it is a very strong team. On the basis of the financial possibilities we are the underdog.”
“That we were against Real Madrid and Juventus also. But we are also self-aware, we make a chance if we are good.”
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